Impressions During a Global Crisis: Part I 14th Jun. 2020
Hello again from Team GrIStuF,
In this time of change and uncertainty some of our participants are all busy working on creating better possibilities for our future and trying to make a change in the world. The following essays are the first part in our COVID-19 related series. Happy reading, we hope you enjoy this input and can take away something!SolidarityIn times of crisis
First of all,…by GrIStuF e.V.
Foccacia Bread 14th Jun. 2020
As you know, one of our major activities throughout the year is the Running Dinner, an event that combines our most favorite activities: Food and bringing people together. As unusual times call for unusual measures, the Online Echo is still bringing all of us together through food, especially because spending a lot of time in the house has lead to some awsome culinary discoveries. In this section,…by GrIStuF e.V. 1 comment
Waste Sorting 14th Jun. 2020
The world generates at least 3.5 million tons of waste daily, and the majority of it is being disposed with no chance of recycling.
Even though, they could have become something useful, like shoes, furniture or even art, just if they would have been thrown away correctly.
Luckily, we can make this happen simply by collecting waste separately!
Self-isolation is a brilliant time to learn…by Maria Shurupova 1 comment
From Self (ego) to Arahant (enlightenment) 13th Jun. 2020
The month of June already has arrived, and the middle stage of our challenge for this year has now begun. As I observe the current chaotic conditions in society, including the unusual weather of recent times, political corruption, economic depression, and the frequent occurrence of tragic incidents and accidents, I can see that now is the time for each of us to move forward towards unity and…by Praful More
Impact of social media on art 12th Jun. 2020
Social media has come to a stage where it has become more appealing than real life itself & in today's world, we have seen a rise in the concept of social media influencers. They are basically individuals who utilize a variety of social media platforms to express their opinions on specific brands or products, consequently influencing their captive audience. The concept is simple - a 'normal'…by Yagyaansh Khaneja
Building a Bee-Hotel 11th Jun. 2020
Our nifty GrIStuFi Hanna decided to spend some time on building a bee hotel on the weekend. Hanna luckily also took quite a few pictures to underline the process and share it with you! Let´s give some more bees a beautiful home to spend the summer in! Thank you, Hanna!
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“From ego to echo” 11th Jun. 2020
Societal setup paves way for the most significant developments of our lives irrespective of our beliefs or where we come from. Our social constructs, technical know hows, abilities and capabilities are all a result of the environments we choose to create for ourselves implying that a lagging in any of the social groups in our respective societies though not boldly visible would gradually have a…by Bwembya Ntembula
Lost in Translation 11th Jun. 2020
A fact most people tend to miss is that translation is in no way an exact science. There are grammatical rules and there are techniques to help us remain loyal to the original meaning, but there is no wrong or right answer. There is no such thing as perfect translation. And as someone who partially works as a freelance translator, I can assure you it is an annoying and hectic job, to say the…by Jasser Hammami